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Historic Yuma Theatre and the Yuma Civic Center offer a variety of stage shows and events, visit the city website for general events info or to purchase tickets online for selected events, go to this TicketSage page

Yuma Parks & Rec Spring & Summer 2014 Activities Guide is available online, click here to browse or print.

Please note, Heritage Festivals events in Historic Downtown are now under the direction of Perla Wicks - call 928-373-5028 (office) 928-581-4501 (cell) or email perla.wicks@yumaaz.gov.

GOT EVENTS YOU'D LIKE TO SHARE? Please add them to yumacalendar.org AND ALSO drop an email to our "calendar queen" Kate McGovern, kate@visityuma.com*, with date, time, description, cost and where to get more information (phone number or website). We'll add events of general interest to this website listing, the printed version passed out at the Visitor Info Center & our free email newsletter.

2014 CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Updated March 6, 2014

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We work hard throughout the year to confirm dates for your favorite events and periodically update this calendar as we fill in all the important information.

In the meantime, there are lots of fun things going on all year round. For the freshest and most detailed information, scroll to the bottom of the page and click "sign up for our Email newsletter," then choose "Upcoming Events in Yuma."

We'll send you a free weekly email with details about what's happening around the area for the weekend, the following week, and into the future. (Please note, we promise not to share your email address with anyone else, and you can "unsubscribe" at any time).

Click the interactive box on this page to search Yuma's free community events calendar at www.yumacalendar.org -- or to enter information about your own event.
 

APRIL

Farmers Market:
Quartermaster Depot – Sunrise Farmers Market every Sunday from 9am to 2pm.  For info contact 928-782-0063 or www.yumafarmersmarket.com.

Every Tuesday & Thursday, plus first Saturday of the month
Historic walking tours of downtown & the riverfront with Steve Cook, sponsored by Yuma County Historical Society. Cost is $10, call 231-6433 for start time, location and to reserve.

April 1-6 (Yuma County Fairgrounds)
Yuma County Fair, more info 928-726-4420, www.yumafair.com

April 3 (Yuma Palms Regional Mall)
Free outdoor jazz concerts every Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Village area (in front of Harkins), bring your own chair. Full schedule at www.yumajazzcom.com, this week > Border Town Big Band

YUMA’S BIRTHDAY WEEK – for updates, event details go to www.yuma100.com

April 7 (Historic Downtown)
Official birthday celebration, with mayoral proclamation, sealing of time capsule, lighting of the sign and ice cream social on Main Street

April 8 (QMD)
Barbecue and community western wear day; exhibits on local agriculture, military and tourism open

April 9 (Yuma Art Center)
100 Years in Pictures exhibit opens

April 10 (West Wetlands Park - 282 N. 12th Ave.)
Aerial photo, community high school color day and fireworks.

April 11 (Historic Downtown)
History-themed block party presented by Fort Yuma Rotary

April 12 (Ray Kroc Baseball Complex)
Yuma Taco Festival, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

April 12 (Desert Sun Stadium)
Yuma Centennial Music Fest with Creedence Clearwater Revisited, Lonestar, Dennis Jones Band, Bobby McClendon, Checker’d Past & other musical acts, beginning at 2 p.m.
Get tickets now at Yuma Art Center, Parks & Rec, Yuma Civic Center - or online at www.yuma100.com 

April 10 (Yuma Palms Regional Mall)
Free outdoor jazz concerts every Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Village area (in front of Harkins), bring your own chair. Full schedule at www.yumajazzcom.com, this week > Jason and Elle

April 17 (Yuma Palms Regional Mall)
Free outdoor jazz concerts every Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Village area (in front of Harkins), bring your own chair. Full schedule at www.yumajazzcom.com, this week > Gila Ridge & Kofa HS Jazz Bands

April 19 (TBA)
100 Year 5k fun run (Yuma Centennial event). More info, www.yuma100.com

April 19 (Historic Downtown)
ARTbeat, an outdoor juried art show that features local and regional artists working in a variety of media, More info, call 928-373-5202.

April 24 (Yuma Palms Regional Mall)
Free outdoor jazz concerts every Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Village area (in front of Harkins), bring your own chair. Full schedule at www.yumajazzcom.com, this week > Yuma Jazz Company and Friends

April 26 (Yuma Territorial Prison)
Penitentiary Pint Fest, craft beers and live music 3-7 p.m. (21 & older), $30 before 4/5, $35 presale, $40 at the door, www.penitentiarypints.com

April 26 (HYT)
Made in Yuma Movie Marathon (Yuma Centennial event) presented by NexGen. More info, www.yuma100.com

April 26 (Yuma Civic Center)
Yuma Relay for Life.  For more info contact 928-373-5040.

April 27 (St, Paul’s Episcopal Church)
Allen Morlock~Organ 5pm. For info call 928-782-0166 or 928-782-5155

MAY

Every Tuesday & Thursday, plus first Saturday of the month
Historic walking tours of downtown & the riverfront with Steve Cook, sponsored by Yuma County Historical Society. Cost is $10, call 231-6433 for start time, location and to reserve.

May 2 (Historic Main Street)
Cinco de Mayo Menos Tres (May 5 Minus Three), with free entertainment and lots of vendors and fun food.  More info, 928.373.5028

May 4 (St, Paul’s Episcopal Church)
Young Musicians of Yuma Benefit Concert 5pm. For info call 928-782-0166 or 928-782-5155

JUNE

June 28
Territorial River Regatta, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., $5/person registration. A family-friendly float down the Colorado River through the historic Yuma Crossing.  See website for map of dropoff and takeout points. For info, call 928-343-1715www.caballeros.org

 

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